Jacksonville, FL – Fatal Pedestrian Accident on Bridge on I-95Jacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL (April 13, 2020) – Around 5:20 a.m. this morning, police responded to the scene of a fatal pedestrian accident on I-95 at the Trout River Bridge.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the collision was so severe that it blocked all northbound lanes before the scene was cleared. Police have not yet identified the pedestrian.
Three cars allegedly struck a pedestrian on the bridge. Police confirmed that the three drivers stopped to cooperate with police but it is believed that a tractor-trailer fled the scene after striking the pedestrian as well.
The pedestrian was tragically pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
At this time, the investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
Pedestrians have a high risk of losing their lives in the event of an accident. In one year’s time in Florida, hundreds of victims lose their lives due to these catastrophic accidents. Pedestrians are at a high risk of harm due to the fact that they have few protections from harm. It is important that family members seek the help of a wrongful death attorney in Florida after they have lost somebody they love in an accident.
At Sheftall & Associates, our skilled accident attorneys are dedicated to assisting families on their path toward compensation. We will help you compensate for aspects like lost wages, medical bills, pain and suffering, funeral costs, and more. Please contact our accident attorneys at (904) 575-9026 for more information on your options moving forward.
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